Written by Peter Cooper, the article "A Grand Tradition" looks at the Rutland Fair from 1846 to 1953. This quarterly starts with the first fair in 1846. which was held in Castleton. This issue progresses through time giving information about each fair. The article mentions not only what was going on in Rutland during the fairs, but also what was going on in the world as well, from the different wars to the Depression. This quarterly also discusses prominent people who have visited the fair, such as Teddy Roosevelt.